Microsoft 365

Get Microsoft Office 365 Free!

Students and teachers are eligible to get Microsoft Office 365 for education for free. It's not a trial version, it's the real thing! You will receive access to online versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, One Note, Microsoft Teams, Skype, and more. All you need is your valid Pima.edu email address.

To Get Started

Keep in mind your screen may not look exactly like those shown.

  1. Go to The Microsoft Education Student Offers page and enter your Pima email address (only your Pima.edu Gmail will work).

    email box on the Office 365 landing page

  2. Indicate that you are a student.

    Office 365 registration asking if you are a student or teacher
  3. Complete the registration by entering your name and choosing a password. Meanwhile, an email has been sent to your Pima email with a verification code. Keep this registration tab OPEN and check your Pima email in a DIFFERENT window or tab.

    Office 365 registration page

  4. Enter the verification code shown in the email subject on the registration form and click Start.

    example of a verification email

  5. You will then be given the option to install the Office 365 software products on your computer. Select the product and follow the on-screen instructions. You do not need to install the software to use Office 265. You can log into any computer to access the product and your files, and you can choose to install the products at a later time.

    Office 365 online install button

Log Into Office 365

  1. Go to the Microsoft Online login page.
  2. Enter your Pima email and the password you chose for your Microsoft account.
  3. Select the program you would like to use or open one of your files in the Documents window.
  4. You can get help and tutorials by selecting the question mark at the top of the page.

    the Office 365 ribbon highlighting the Help icon question mark